Sherman

Male

Meaning

Cloth Cutter

Origin

British

Pronunciation

/ˈʃɜːrmən/

Traits associated with the name Sherman:

Dogs named Sherman tend to be loving, brave, resilient, and strong-willed. This name is also associated with companionship, and intelligence.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Sherman?

Naming your dog Sherman suggests that you have an appreciation for classic literature, as the name is likely derived from the title character of the novel "Adventures of Sherman and Mr. Peabody" by George F. O'Connor. It also suggests that you have a sense of humor and a fondness for nostalgia.

Is Sherman a good dog name?

Sherman has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Sherman isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

1,923
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686
New York City Dog Name Database
652
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Sherman is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Sherman was, in the past month, the 1294th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of April 2024, Sherman is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Sherman was viewed 63 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Sherman's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Sherman is most adored in District of Columbia, Pennsylvania and Louisiana.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Ohio, Delaware and Georgia.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Sherman.

Most popular breeds named Sherman:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. German Shepherd
  3. Dachshund
  4. Cocker Spaniel
  5. Maltese

Sherman is found in these categories:

british dog names
british

Associated with Cockney rhyming slang for "American".

military dog names
military

Named after a famous American Civil War general and a type of tank.

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Civil War generals inspire fewer puppy monikers these days!

Dog names like Sherman:

From The Stony Field
From The Shire Wood
Starling, Little Star
Steward Of The Estate Or Castle
Wood Cutter
Butler, Steward
Sherman dog name meaning

Comments icon Comments (3)

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peyton (British Columbia, Canada)
my dogs name is Sherman and I love him so much. He is 10 years old.
December 30, 2022

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Sherman (Washington, United States)
It's a cute name and he's my best friend
May 04, 2022

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Inteligente (Havana, Cuba)
I like the name has personality
May 01, 2022 ◆ Translated

Let us know what you think of Sherman as a dog name!